On Empire, while Cookie Lyon starts her own small record label, and her son Hakeem woos hot Latina singer Valencia, Lucious is still making music on the inside, too. He “records an epic track from inside jail.” But the family’s sweet music will face a big bump in the road when Empire is raided by the FBI. Even from jail, Lucious is ready for anything. He hired a new lawyer, Thurston “Thirsty” Rawlings.
Thirsty Rawlings is portrayed by Andrew Royo. The 48-year-old actor from the Bronx has appeared on ton of TV shows including CSI, Agent Carter, Key & Peele, Criminal Minds and Heroes. But Royo is best known for his role as Reginal “Bubbles” Cousins on The Wire. He’s also currently starring in the Amazon Original Series Hand of God (as Robert “Bobo” Boston) with Ron Perlman and Dana Delany. Empire airs Wednesdays at 9pm on FOX.